Postdoc Researcher Position in Luleå University of Technology Sweden

Postdoctoral Position in Product Innovation – Luleå University, Sweden, Mar 2022


The Luleå University of Technology invites applications for a Postdoctoral position within our research subject, Product Innovation, Sweden – Mar 2022

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General Info

Position: Postdoctoral Position
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 2 Years
Salary: According to standard norms

Luleå University of Technology

Luleå University of Technology (LUT), Sweden


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Qualification Details

To be qualified for the position, you must hold a doctorate or an equivalent foreign degree within the relevant research domain. A doctoral degree awarded no more than three years before the application deadline provides a useful qualification. Candidates who have been awarded a doctoral degree at an earlier date may also be considered if there are special reasons, for example, different types of statutory leave of absence.

Record of collaboration with the society of which Luleå University of Technology is part, as well as national and international experience and mobility are highly rated. You should have gained recognition and assumed a leading role among the junior researchers within your domain. You should also be able to demonstrate proven experience of high-quality research. Good verbal and written communication skills in English are required.

Responsibilities/Job Description

We are looking for you who have great ambitions in research as well as in teaching and learning, for a postdoctoral position within our research subject, Product Innovation.

The research subject Product Innovation focuses on various aspects of innovation in the product development process, from early phases of innovation to production and lifecycle commitments, and research results are translated into methods, tools, prototypes and demonstrators for industrial as well as academic settings.

The two-year position will provide good opportunities to acquire further qualifications, above all scientifically but also educationally, within one of our research subjects.

Since the call for applications is open, we ask you to describe your research profile and explain how the profile supplements our research subject and our research questions.In the position a short development programme comprising pedagogical teaching and learning, leadership development, communication training and training in how to apply for external funding is included. There are also opportunities to apply for funding for specific laboratory equipment.

Subject description

Product Innovation comprises theories and methods for needs- and knowledge-driven development processes where products and services are linked.


The duties of a postdoctoral fellow primarily comprise research. Teaching and pedagogical development work may be included in the duties, up to a maximum of 20% of the working hours. You will participate in and actively contribute to collaboration with both national and international collaborative partners as well as with research groups within and outside Luleå University of Technology. You will also have the opportunity to participate in applying for external funds.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: 877-2022

Application Procedure

In the years 2022–2023, Luleå University of Technology wishes to recruit to a number of prominent postdocs with the potential to contribute to our vision and goals and to develop their research activities in collaboration with other researchers and networks. Please have a look at our general call for applications to our position as a Prominent postdoctoral to Luleå University of Technology. If you are interested in this position we would like you to post your application in both recruitments. Please note that the closing day for applications for the Prominent postdoctoral position is March 17, 2022.

Please apply for the position by clicking on the application button below. The application must include a cover letter and a description of your research profile explaining how the research profile supplements our research subjects and our research questions. Moreover, we ask you to submit your CV including referees, a list of research publications and university degree certificate(s). Please mark your application with the reference number below. The application and university degree certificate(s) should be in Swedish or English. Application to the Prominent postdoctoral position is made here.

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Note or Other details

Temporary fulltime employment of two years with possibility of extension for up to a maximum of three years. Placement in Luleå.

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Contact details

For further information, please contact the Head of Subject Professor/Chair Product Innovation Anna Öhrwall Rönnbäck, +46 (0)920-49 3262, [email protected] or Head of Division Jörgen Normark, +46 (0)920-49 1480, [email protected].Union representatives: The Swedish Confederation of Professional Associations (SACO-S) Kjell Johansson, [email protected], or Public Employees’ Negotiation Council (OFR-S) Lars Frisk, [email protected]In case of different interpretations of the English and Swedish versions of this announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.

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